On This Day ……. 29th of August 1882

A magisterial inquiry was held at the Geelong gaol on this day in 1882 on the body of a prisoner 51 years of age, who was received from Melbourne on the 9th February last under sentence of 12 months’ for vagrancy. Burley died at 1pm. The police magistrate, who presided, found, ID accordance with the medical testimony, that death was caused by exhaustion from dysentery.